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SMEX02 SSM/I Brightness Temperature Data, Iowa, Version 1

This data set provides brightness temperature data, acquired during the Soil Moisture Experiment 2002 (SMEX02) by the Special Sensor Microwave/Imagery (SSM/I).

Geographic Coverage

Data Set Tabs

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 44.5, S: 34.5, E: -90, W: -100

Spatial Resolution:
Not Specified
Temporal Coverage
  • 2002-04-29 to 2002-07-13
Temporal Resolution:
Not specified
  • Microwave > Brightness Temperature
  • Soils > Soil Moisture/Water Content
DMSP, DMSP 5D-2/F13, DMSP 5D-2/F14, DMSP 5D-2/F15
Sensor(s): SSM/I
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text (.txt)
Data Contributor(s): Thomas Jackson, Jun Wen

Data Citation

As a condition of using this data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

Jackson, T. and J. Wen. 2003. SMEX02 SSM/I Brightness Temperature Data, Iowa, Version 1. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. [Date Accessed].

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